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Put a group of like-minded, community supporters in a room, and you’ve got an unbelievable party. Throughout the year, Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts a variety of can’t-miss events as opportunities for you to have a little fun while benefiting local children.

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April 2018

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

April 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am 1:00 pm

Bowl for Kids' Sake is a fun and easy way for you and your company, friends or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you care about kids and can spare an hour to have fun with your friends, then Bowl for Kids' Sake is for you!

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July 2018

Tour de Gap

July 28, 2018

The 36th Annual Tour de Gap ride benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters will take place the fourth weekend of July in Buffalo Gap, TX. This ride draws in around 300 riders across the state and beyond to enjoy the 11, 27 and 52 mile routes.

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September 2018

Over the Edge

September 29, 2018
Enterprise Tower, 500 Chestnut
Abilene, TX 79602
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Over the Edge is a unique fundraising event, providing participants the thrilling, once in a life time chance of rappelling down the 20-story Enterprise Tower in an exciting and completely safe environment.

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October 2018

The Big Cheese

October 18, 2018
$25

Abilene chefs compete by presenting samples of their version of the American classic – macaroni and cheese – for a chance to be recognized as The Big Cheese 2018. All proceeds from this event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Abilene. The organization is big on ensuring children have a positive role model and unleashing their potential. Stuff yourself with…

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September 2019

Over the Edge

September 28, 2019
Enterprise Tower, 500 Chestnut
Abilene, TX 79602
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Over the Edge is a unique fundraising event, providing participants the thrilling, once in a life time chance of rappelling down the 20-story Enterprise Tower in an exciting and completely safe environment.

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October 2019

The Big Cheese

October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Abilene Convention Center, 1100 North 6th Street
Abilene, TX 79601 United States
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$25

Abilene chefs compete by presenting samples of their version of the American classic – macaroni and cheese – for a chance to be recognized as The Big Cheese 2019. All proceeds from this event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Abilene. The organization is big on ensuring children have a positive role model and unleashing their potential. Stuff yourself with…

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July 2020

38th Annual Tour de Gap – CANCELED

July 25 July 26

Participants will ride through the rolling hills of Buffalo Gap, relax at the pavilion area, enjoy a BBQ lunch, catered by The Shed, as well as be entered to win raffle prizes. On Saturday, riders can choose between three distances: 11 miles, 50K or the 100K route. The pre-registration fee for adults through Monday, July 20 is $45. Day of registration is available for $50. Children under 15 ride free with a paying adult. Riders are invited to participate in the 4th Annual Steamboat Mountain Time Trial on Sunday morning — a 20K hill climb in beautiful Buffalo Gap, TX. For just the Time Trial, day of registration is $25.

All funds raised through this event will stay in Abilene and directly impact local children through one-to-one mentoring work of Big Brothers Big Sisters. BBBS matches adult volunteers with one child in a meaningful, mentoring relationship that can change their life for the better, forever.

Registration for Saturday and Sunday events is now open at bikereg.com/tour-de-gap. Please visit www.tourdegap.com or contact Haley Carlson for more information – hcarlson@bbbstx.org or 325-674-3115

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